Clients implementing this editor input interface should override
Object.equals(Object) to answer true for two inputs
that are the same. The
are dependent on this to find an editor with the same input.
File-oriented editors should support this as a valid input type, and allow full read-write editing of its content.
A default implementation of this interface is provided by org.eclipse.ui.part.FileEditorInput.
All editor inputs must implement the
extensions are managed by the platform's adapter manager.
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getFileIFile getFile()Returns the file resource underlying this editor input.
IFilereturned can be a handle to a resource that does not exist in the workspace. As such, an editor should provide appropriate feedback to the user instead of simply failing during input validation. For example, a text editor could open in read-only mode with a message in the text area to inform the user that the file does not exist.
- the underlying file